Gateway to della falls
From Great Central Lake to the Della falls trailhead, the West Coast welcomes you!
TRAIL CONDITIONS: snow present, evidence of blowdown, all groups have made it successfully to the base of the falls. Love Lake has yet to be summited
Who we are
Della Falls Water Taxi is a family run business owned and operated out of Great Central Lake. We are fully insured, permitted through British Columbia Parks, and are compliant with all Transport Canada's safety regulations.
What we offer
The Della Falls trail head, located in Strathcona Provincial park, is strictly accessible by water only from Great Central Lake.
We offer a water taxiing service that loads and unloads hikers from the Great Central Lake RV resort & marina and transports them 42 kilometers down the lake to the Della Falls trail head. The boat ride takes about 55 minutes one way. This is a round trip service, we will meet the hikers back at the trail head on their predetermined completion date.
When can i Go?
Our typical operating season is from May 15th to September 15th
WE DO NOT OPERATE ON WEDNESDAYS
*TRAIL AND WEATHER CONDITION DEPENDING*
Please email email@example.com with any other inquiries outside of our regular operating season.
Where is it?
We operate out of the Great Central Lake RV resort & Marina. Located at 11000 Central Lake Road. Head west out of Port Alberni on Highway #4 and after roughly 12 kilometers, turn right onto Central Lake Road. Proceed 8 kilometers and pass through the buildings and tanks that belong to the Robertson Creek Fish Hatchery. About 100 meters further you will come to a "T" intersection where the pavement ends and the entrance to the resort is straight ahead.
There is no parking inside the resort. Once you reach the "T" intersection and spot the entrance sign, turn around and park along side the main or gravel road. There is also a gravel lot on the right hand side of the main road you're welcome to park in. It's just a 2 min walk from there to the marina where you will meet your taxi guide.
How Much does it Cost?
PRICES (ROUND TRIP)
1-2 people - $200.00 each
Groups of 3-5 people - $175.00 each ( same party/booking )
Kids 12 years old and under - $100.00 each
Pets - $50.00 each ( please specify weight on booking form)
Seniors 65 and older receive a 15% discount
Add 5% GST to all above prices
Non-Refundable, unless notified at least 7 days prior to departure
50% cancellation fee
All payments are processed on our online payment system attached to the invoice
EFT ( Secure bank transaction done through our billing app ) similar to E-transfer.
All major credit cards
**FULL PAYMENT AT THE TIME OF BOOKING IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT**
TERMS & CONDITIONS
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
full payment is required to reserve spots upon booking
any cancellations after 7 days or less, you will NOT receive a refund
ALL CANCELLATIONS WILL RESULT IN A 50% CANCELLATION FEE : if cancelled 7+ days before your departure date ( you will only receive 50% of your booking payment ) please email our admin to discuss details
the maximum amount of hikers we are legally able to take is 5 ; we are unable to accommodate any parties larger that 5 in one boat. Parties 6+ will have to be split into multiple trips
How do i book?
Please fill out our online booking request form below.
You will be contacted with in 3 business days to complete your booking.
Please note that the season books up quickly and your desired trip times may not be available. Alternative times will presented to you when contacted by our coordinator.
We are happy to help and want to make this trip possible for everyone!